Tears and Laughter

By john collins 2018   Tears are not always shed in pain. Many books have been written in tears. as well, containing their share of laughter. Much of  history has been written in tears. with its thread of struggle and strife. Life can be a school for tears as well as a school for laughter. … Continue reading Tears and Laughter

for those who don’t know the chocolate!

      written by: Amirah Al Wassif   for those who don't know the chocolate the children of poverty and the sleepers in the corners of the ancient streets for those who survived from the famine but still hungry for those boys who never dream cause they never sleep for those who don't know … Continue reading for those who don’t know the chocolate!

Poems by Michael Lee Johnson

Reincarnation (V4)   Next life I will be a little higher up the pecking order. No longer a dishwasher at the House of Pancakes or Ricky’s All Day Grill, or Sunday night small dog thief. I will evolve into the Prince of Bullfrogs.  Crickets don’t bother me. Swamp flies don’t bother me–I eat them.  Alligators I avoid. I … Continue reading Poems by Michael Lee Johnson

Poems by Michael Lee Johnson

Chicago Street Preacher (V4)   Street preacher server of the Word, pamphlet whore, hand out delivery boy, fanatic of sidewalk vocals, banjo strummer, seeker of coins, crack cocaine and salvation within notes. Camper on 47th from Ashland to California promoting his penniless life, gospel forever Kingdom drifter here comes your reward.   Fig Tree (V2) Fig tree, … Continue reading Poems by Michael Lee Johnson